Christopher   Condo

Christopher Condo

Senior Analyst Serving Application Development & Delivery Professionals

Chris serves Application Development & Delivery (AD&D) Professionals. He is part of Forrester's AD&D coverage of DevOps tool chains, focusing on continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD) as well as software development strategies for enabling those strategies.

Previous Work Experience

Prior to his current role as an analyst, Chris was the engineering manager for the enterprise web applications team for Altran North America, where he oversaw and led the development of enterprise applications in the medical device and automated warehousing industry. Chris led a team of 10 software engineers, developed proposals, led estimation efforts, led resourcing efforts (including offshore), and also pitched in as an individual contributor. Chris has firsthand experience of developing software using agile practices and helping clients migrate to CI and CD methodologies as well as migrating to the cloud.

Prior to Altran, Chris was a senior development engineer at Microsoft for 13-plus years, working in the SaaS space starting with the Microsoft bCentral suite of online eCommerce tools targeted at small to medium businesses. Chris went on to lead software development efforts for the Office Live product suite, developing CRM and eCommerce platforms for Microsoft's growing online customer base. With Office 365, in addition to feature development, Chris worked on early tool chains that enabled global configuration and secure cloud deployments prior to their mainstream existence on the Azure platform. He also performed research and development on components to limit the impact of DOS attacks.

Before Microsoft, Chris held senior software engineering roles at FASTech, M/A-Com, and Digital Equipment Corp.

Education

Chris graduated from UMass Lowell with a B.S. in computer science. Chris is an active member of UMass Lowell Computer Science Industry Advisory Board.

Christopher Condo

Senior Analyst Serving Application Development & Delivery Professionals

Chris serves Application Development & Delivery (AD&D) Professionals. He is part of Forrester's AD&D coverage of DevOps tool chains, focusing on continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD) as well as software development strategies for enabling those strategies.

Previous Work Experience

Prior to his current role as an analyst, Chris was the engineering manager for the enterprise web applications team for Altran North America, where he oversaw and led the development of enterprise applications in the medical device and automated warehousing industry. Chris led a team of 10 software engineers, developed proposals, led estimation efforts, led resourcing efforts (including offshore), and also pitched in as an individual contributor. Chris has firsthand experience of developing software using agile practices and helping clients migrate to CI and CD methodologies as well as migrating to the cloud.

Prior to Altran, Chris was a senior development engineer at Microsoft for 13-plus years, working in the SaaS space starting with the Microsoft bCentral suite of online eCommerce tools targeted at small to medium businesses. Chris went on to lead software development efforts for the Office Live product suite, developing CRM and eCommerce platforms for Microsoft's growing online customer base. With Office 365, in addition to feature development, Chris worked on early tool chains that enabled global configuration and secure cloud deployments prior to their mainstream existence on the Azure platform. He also performed research and development on components to limit the impact of DOS attacks.

Before Microsoft, Chris held senior software engineering roles at FASTech, M/A-Com, and Digital Equipment Corp.

Education

Chris graduated from UMass Lowell with a B.S. in computer science. Chris is an active member of UMass Lowell Computer Science Industry Advisory Board.

Christopher Condo's Research

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  • For CIO Professionals

    REPORT: Create Sustainable Process Innovation

    Advanced Level: Process Practices For IT Transformation

    March 6, 2019 Margo Visitacion, Christopher Condo

    Technology leaders must sustainably innovate customer-focused processes to beat the competition. Customer-focused, automated design and development processes enable teams to deliver high-impact products or services faster. This report outlines the actions required of CIOs and technology leaders in the advanced phase of IT process maturation. This is an update of a previously published report. Forrester reviews and revises it periodically for continued relevance and accuracy.

  • For CIO Professionals

    REPORT: Put Customers At The Center Of Tech Processes

    Intermediate Level: Process Practices For IT Transformation

    March 5, 2019Christopher Condo, Margo Visitacion

    Technology leaders at the intermediate level must advance IT with customer-focused processes that maximize value delivered. Once established practices are in place, it's time to focus on putting the customer at the center of planning, increasing automation to drive faster delivery, and getting insight-driven feedback. This report outlines the actions required of technology leaders in the intermediate phase of IT process maturation. This is an update of a previously published report. Forrester reviews and revises it periodically for continued relevance and accuracy.

  • For CIO Professionals

    REPORT: How To Turn Process From A Hindrance To A Help

    Beginner Level: Process Practices For IT Transformation

    March 4, 2019 Margo Visitacion, Christopher Condo

    Technology leaders must establish customer-focused processes that maximize value delivered. Standing in their way are outdated organizational models, disconnected technology platforms, and legacy processes that favor control at the expense of speed and innovation. This report outlines what CIOs and tech leaders should do at the beginner phase of IT process maturation. This is an update of a previously published report. Forrester reviews and revises it periodically for continued relevance and accuracy.

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: Early Adopters Of VSM Start To See The Light

    How Early Adopters Of Value Stream Management Align App Dev With Business Outcomes

    February 13, 2019Christopher Condo, Bill Seguin

    Value stream management (VSM) tools are starting to emerge to fill the gaps that DevOps alone can't, such as the capture and visualization of KPIs and the ability to connect business needs to value delivered. Early adopters of these tools come at them from opposite ends of the application development and delivery (AD&D) pipeline — and both starting points have their merits. Read this report to learn about how early adopters have approached VSM implementation and what steps they have taken to apply VSM tools to their AD&D process.

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: Put Product Management To Work In Software Development

    Organize Development By Product And Reap The Benefits

    February 4, 2019Christopher Condo, Bill Seguin

    To deliver software faster, top-performing application development and delivery (AD&D) organizations have adopted product-centric teams that obliterate organizational silos and force teams to communicate, collaborate, and share in the collective success or failure of their efforts. An important cog for making such teams operate like clockwork is the product manager (PM). Read this report to explore the importance of the role and accelerate your transition to software product management.

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